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Play store Material makeover adds new My Account page

Play Store Material makeover adds new My Account page

Google will be rolling out a software update for its Play Store app, giving its digital storefront a Material Design makeover. For Material lovers, the Play Store will get full-height drawers, consistent visuals and scrolling in the My Apps section, real-time card shadows, and a new My Account...
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New Google Play Store rolling out with flat icon, Material Design makeover

It's happening. The Google Play Store is picking up an update to version 5.0.31, crossing over the 5.0 border for the first time and bringing a pretty comprehensive redesign within Material Design guidelines. It all starts with a new "flatter" Play Store icon and continues throughout the app with...
Google Play Store offers up to 75% off select movies through Black Friday

Google Play Store offers up to 75% off select movies through Black Friday

The Google Play Store is offering major discounts on several movies in their library as early Black Friday deals. Right now you can get newer releases like Divergent, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and 300: Rise of an Empire, for up to 75 percent off. Discounts are also available for a number of...

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Several games have deep holiday price cuts in the Google Play Store

It's not unusual to see price cuts on apps and games in the Google Play Store, but it looks like a bunch of popular games have some deeper than normal reductions from now until the end of the current holiday season: Let's take a look at the games that are currently on sale. You can expect to...
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Get Linkin Park's 'The Hunting Party' for free on Google Play this week

Google has selected Linkin Park's The Hunting Party as the album of the week, allowing those in the US to download the album for free. As the band continues with its tour, fans will be able to grab all songs contained in the release from Google Play for absolutely nothing. It's worth noting...
Brazil's new app content ratings make a little more sense than ours

Brazil's new app content ratings make a little more sense than ours

Brazil does (at least) a few things better than us here in the U.S. Beaches for one (and I say that as a Gulf Coast native, albeit one for more casual nudity and fewer beer bellies), soccer for another (though we're getting better on that front) — and now Android app ratings. Google today...
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Cheating at Android games? Your scores can now automatically be squelched

Google today gave word that developers can now use automatic leaderboard tamper protection "to automatically hide suspicious leaderboard scores." That'll keep cheaters from seeing their scores shoot to the top faster than they should. (Though obviously my Sky Force 2014 process is legit among my...
Play Store shows off 2014's best games, apps, movies, music, and more

Play Store shows off 2014's best games, apps, movies, music, and more

Google is highlighting some of the best content of 2014 in the Play Store. A new section called "Best of 2014" showcases the best apps, games, music, movies, books, and magazines from 2014 that Google's editors have chosen. If you're looking for new content for a new phone at the end of the year...
Refund emails for unauthorized Google Play in-app purchases start going out

Notification emails go out for Google's $19 million refund for in-app purchases

Google Play refund notices are being sent out to customers as a result of Google's $19 million minimum settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. If your Google Play account was charged between March 1, 2011 and November 18, 2014 as a result of unauthorized in-app purchases made by young...
Google takes down Pirate Bay-related apps from Play Store

Google removes Pirate Bay-related apps from Play Store

Google began taking down apps that are based on services offered by The Pirate Bay Friday in an effort to curb piracy. Google sent developers of The Pirate Bay Proxy, The Pirate Bay Mirror, PirateApp, and The Pirate Bay Premium emails notifying them that their apps have been removed from the...
Play store Material makeover adds new My Account page

Play Store Material makeover adds new My Account page

Google will be rolling out a software update for its Play Store app, giving its digital storefront a Material Design makeover. For Material lovers, the Play Store will get full-height drawers, consistent visuals and scrolling in the My Apps section, real-time card shadows, and a new My Account...
Google to take responsibility for collecting VAT for EU app sales

Google to take responsibility for collecting VAT for EU app sales

If you're a developer selling apps in a European Union member country, there will be some changes in the way taxes are handled on your apps and in-app purchases. In response to some changes to Value-Added Tax (VAT) laws in the EU, Google will be responsible for calculating and remitting VAT for...
Save 10% on digital Play store purchases with gift cards from Best Buy

Save 10% on digital Play store purchases with gift cards from Best Buy

If you're looking to buy or gift apps, games, music, movies, books, or magazines this holiday season on Google's Play store, you may want to pick up some gift cards from Best Buy. Select denominations of the Play store gift cards are now on sale through the big box retailer at 10 percent off,...

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